pope francis http://kbia.org en Catholics on Twitter all a-flutter with ‘Lumen Fidei’ and new saints http://kbia.org/post/catholics-twitter-all-flutter-lumen-fidei-and-new-saints <p></p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 17:18:24 +0000 Kellie Moore 36535 at http://kbia.org Catholics on Twitter all a-flutter with ‘Lumen Fidei’ and new saints Columbia Catholic experienced Rome during Pope Francis' election http://kbia.org/post/columbia-catholic-experienced-rome-during-pope-francis-election <p><em>Br. Wesley&nbsp;Dessonville, OP, is a Dominican friar student brother studying for the priesthood in St. Louis at the&nbsp;<a href="http://ai.connectingmembers.com" target="_blank">Aquinas Institute</a>. He is currently on his pastoral year at the St. Thomas More Newman Center here in Columbia. He wrote this piece as a guest contribution for Columbia Faith &amp; Values, mid-Missouri's source for religion news.&nbsp;</em></p><p>Habemus Papam! We have a Pope!</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:01:57 +0000 Br. Wesley Dessonville 30720 at http://kbia.org Catholic youth respond to Pope Francis http://kbia.org/post/catholic-youth-respond-pope-francis <p></p><p>On Wednesday, the Cardinals of the Catholic church elected Jorge Mario Borgeglio of Argentina to be the new pope. He’s the first pope from South America, and the first from the Jesuit order of priests. He’s also the first to choose the name Francis.</p><p style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; line-height: normal; ">We spent part of Wednesday and Thursay at Fr. Tolton Catholic High School in Columbia to find out what some of Columbia's young Catholics think of the new pope.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 16 Mar 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Kellie Moore 30496 at http://kbia.org Catholic youth respond to Pope Francis Columbia Catholics celebrate, admire Pope Francis http://kbia.org/post/columbia-catholics-celebrate-admire-pope-francis <p><span style="font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 24px; ">Chase </span>Freidel<span style="font-family: OpenSansRegular, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 24px; "> was taking a test in Spanish class when someone looked up at the TV and saw white smoke coming from the Sistine Chapel chimney. That meant one thing: A new pope.</span></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 15:49:49 +0000 Kellie Moore 30402 at http://kbia.org Columbia Catholics celebrate, admire Pope Francis